Classified Title: CO CRNA Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/MI Starting Salary Range: Competitive Employee group: Full Time Schedule: Mon-Fri 40 hrs Employee subgroup: Salaried Exmpt Location: 04-MD:School of Medicine Campus Department name: 10002736-SOM Ane Bay Bayview CRNA Personnel area: School of Medicine
The Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine is seeking a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA).
Primary responsibilities are (a) the administration of intravenous, inhalation and other anesthetics to patients in an operating room and (b) observing the physiological condition of patients while under anesthesia. In conjunction with these primary responsibilities (a) evaluates each assigned patient's physical state and plans the course of anesthesia, (b) obtains, assembles, operates, and/ or monitors anesthesia equipment and (c) ensures that all necessary supplies, drugs and anesthetic agents are available. They administer anesthetics in collaboration with an attending anesthesiologist, who is physically present in the hospital at all times. Such administration of anesthetics involves the diagnosis and treatment of acute moment-to-moment changes in a patient's condition modified by acute effects of surgery, anesthesia, and the patient's ongoing medical problems.
Perform and document pre-operative assessments and evaluation to include requesting consultation, diagnostic studies, ordering and administering pre-anesthetic medications and fluids and obtaining informed consent. Developing and implementing an anesthetic plan which may include general, regional, combined, local, and sedation techniques. Selecting, applying and inserting appropriate non-invasive and invasive monitoring devices for continuous evaluation of the patient's physical status. Selecting and administering anesthetics, adjuncts and accessory drugs and fluids necessary to manage the anesthetic. Manage the patient's airway and pulmonary status using current practice modalities.
Facilitating emergence and recovery from anesthesia by selecting, obtaining, ordering, and administering medications, fluids, and ventilatory support. Discharging the patient from a post-anesthesia care area and providing post-anesthesia follow-up evaluation and care. Implementing acute and chronic pain management modalities.
The CRNA will assume responsibility for preparation of any case that they are assigned. This includes: Preparation of the facility in which the anesthetic is to be delivered (i.e. machine check, intravenous fluids, fluid warmers, emergency drugs, etc.). Ensure blood and other necessary
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